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Old 08-12-2009, 10:55 AM
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I m thinking of Norway fjiords cruise, only found Hurtgruden line with 1 cruise scheduled for April 2010.Has anyone used other cruise.. lines for this area, only found a few local ones when googled .Thank s in advance for some leads.
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Old 08-12-2009, 11:42 AM
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Hello Welcome to Cruise Chat.

Other cruise lines will do them seasonally. You will find Princess and Holland America have a few sailings out of SouthHampton England.. I saw some for 2010
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:21 AM
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We are doing an Oceania cruise next July up to the North Cape. Might be worth looking at

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Old 08-18-2009, 10:21 AM
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Thanks for your help, did find one on Princess and Celebrity,but worry ships too big.Crowded in ports, will check out Oceania, since I ve been on them before and smaller.Alexandra
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Old 08-18-2009, 12:22 PM
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alexandra cruiser - Welcome Aboard to Cruise-Chat, the best place to be when you are"on the beach" and 'tween cruises! Unfortunately I can't tell you too much about the fjiords in Norway - my Scandinavian experience is limited to a Swedish SSAAAAB and a reVolvo (Hint -we share a lot of humor here too!)

No doubt you will get many responses to your questions. Come here and Come often!!

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Old 08-25-2009, 07:39 PM
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Please be aware that Hurtigruten is not a cruise line but a (traditional) ferry service along the Norwegian coast. It is a very nice but different experience and also a different itinerary (!) than a conventional cruise to Norway.

Here a link to some (old) video clips of a Hurtiguten trip:


Personally, I recommend a conventional cruise with a good itinerary during the summer months (when the Hurtigruten ships are crowded) and a Hurtigruten trip during the off season or even winter months. (However, I heard that they can be full even during the winter!)
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Old 08-31-2009, 11:23 AM
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Thanks for the video link.I ve done more investigating and found out Azamara,a smaller ship, does a fjiords cruise.Still not sure ,but thanks for your advice and great video.Hope others will look at it.Alexandra Cruiser
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Old 08-31-2009, 12:07 PM
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Azamara would be a good choice also. The Oceania ships and Azamara ships are the same size ships. Both cruise lines bought the ships from Renaissance when they went bankrupt.
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